The IBM TotalStorage DS8000 series are high- performance, high- capacity storage systems designed to break through to an entirely new dimension in scalability, resiliency and overall total value. Incorporating dual- clustered POWER5 servers, new four port 2Gb Fibre Channel/ FICON host adapters, up to 256GB cache, and new fibre channel disk drives, the DS8000 series is designed for outstanding performance.
Capacity: Ability to scale up to 192TB of physical capacity
IBM Virtualization Engine™ technology: Built for outstanding performance and offers IBM's first implementation of storage system logical partitions (LPARs)
Total cost of ownership (TCO): Virtualization can offer dramatic opportunities for clients to help reduce TCO of their storage systems.